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Odds of Autism Up in Children With Congenital Heart Disease

The odds of developing autism spectrum disorder are increased for children with congenital heart disease, according to a study published online Oct. 10 in Pediatrics.

Less Bleeding With Ticagrelor Alone in High-Risk Patients

Ticagrelor alone results in less bleeding than ticagrelor plus aspirin among high-risk patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention and received dual antiplatelet therapy for three months, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was published to coincide with Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2019, the annual meeting of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, held from Sept. 25 to 29 in San Francisco.

Vasomotor Symptoms in Women Tied to Higher Risk for CVD Events

Women with frequent or persistent vasomotor symptoms during the menopause transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease events, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society, held from Sep. 25 to 28 in Chicago.

Linagliptin Noninferior for CV Risk in Early Type 2 Diabetes

Linagliptin is noninferior to glimepiride for adults with relatively early type 2 diabetes and elevated cardiovascular risk, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, held from Sept. 16 to 20 in Barcelona, Spain.